Author and TV Host to Talk at Garden Club Meeting
Roger Swain, PBS host and author, will be visiting Andover to talk to Andover Garden Club members at their next meeting March 5.
This was provided by the Andover Garden Club.
Roger Swain, red-suspender-wearing former host ofThe Victory Garden on PBS, television's longest-running gardening show, will present "Bringing the Garden to the Table," a program on vegetables and edibles, at the Andover Garden Club meeting to be held 10 a.m. on March 5, 2013, at South Church in Andover. The program will highlight gardens that taste as good as they look.
A graduate of Harvard College who went on to earn a PhD in biology from Harvard University, Swain spent 30 years as writer and science editor of Horticulture magazine. He also cohosted the HGTV television show People, Places, and Plants. He has written several books, including Earthly Pleasures, Field Days, The Practical Gardener, Saving Graces, and Groundwork.
The public is invited to attend the meeting. The suggestion donation for guests is $10. The meeting will begin with social time and refreshments, followed by a brief business meeting and the program.
About the Andover Garden Club
Founded in 1927, the Andover Garden Club is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that encourages the study and practice of horticulture, landscape design, and floral design; aids in the beautification of the town of Andover; and helps protect and conserve natural resources. A member of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Inc., and National Garden Clubs, Inc., the club provides both financial and hands-on support to a variety of municipal, educational, and environmental organizations throughout the region. Information about joining the Andover Garden Club is available from AGC membership chairs Yvonne Glendon (978-247-8960,firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dana MacKay (978-475-4451, email@example.com).